WEEKLY eNEWS: Special Announcement of Upcoming Events

Zooisiana on LPB Tonight
Zooisiana is a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on at four of the state’s zoos – BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, the Alexandria Zoological Park, the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo in Monroe, and the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. The program will air again on the following dates. This LPB program also has a segment on the endangered Whooping Crane and efforts to bring it back to southwest Louisiana.
        Friday, June 8, 10:30 pm on LPB3
        Saturday, June 9, 11:30 pm on LPB2
        Sunday, June 10, 05:30 pm on LPB
        Monday, June 11, 12:00 am on LPB
Visit LPB’s websitefor more information on the Zooisianaprogram.

Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day for Orleans Parish Residents Only (JUNE 9)
City of New Orleans – Department Of Sanitation – Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day
Rescheduled From May 12, 2012 - Due To Inclement Weather
NEW DATE - SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
8:00 AM–1:00 PM
2829 Elysian Fields Avenue
Proof of Residency Required: Valid Driver’s License or Brake Tag
ITEMS ACCEPTED ON JUNE 9THONLY
*Batteries (Household/Auto)
*Televisions
*Aerosols
*Incandescent Bulbs
*Paint (Latex and Oil Based)
*Household Cleaners
*Fluorescent Bulbs
*Paint Thinner, Varnish
*Draino, Bleach
*Pesticides
*Grout
*Flammable Liquids
*Garden Chemicals
*Oil, Gasoline
*Mercury Devices
*Muriatic Acid
*Antifreeze
*Pool Shock
Items also accepted on June 9thand at all monthly (second Saturday) drop off days
Paper (newspaper/magazines/office paper/junk mail/phone books)
*Ink Jet cartridges, toner cartridges
*Digital cameras, DVRs, digital picture frames
Metals (aluminum/steel/tin)
*Laptops
*Stereos and Speakers
Plastics (#1 through #3)
*Printers and Fax machines
*Telephones, cords, systems
*Cell Phones/Beepers/Pagers
*Uninterruptible Power Supplies
*Security Systems
*Computers, processors, monitors
*Circuit Boards
*GPS devices
*Xboxes, Playstations, Wii
*MP3 players
*DVD Movies & Video games
Not accepting: explosives, radioactive materials, medical waste, asbestos, glass, hazardous waste from businesses or schools
*These items should never be placed in garbage or curbside recycling carts or bins
Sponsored by: Keep New Orleans Beautiful, CACRC, The Green Project, FCC Environmental, Sewerage and Water Board, Materials Management Group, The Young Leadership Council, Urban League Young Professionals, Coca Cola, Office of Neighborhood Engagement, Office of Coastal and Environmental Affairs, DPM, DPW, NOPD, NOFD, NOEMS, OPSO.
For more information or to become a sponsor: Email Sanitation@nola.govor call (504) 658-3800


 

Juliet Raffray, Environmental Education Assistant Coordinator, 225-765-0124, jraffray@wlf.la.gov
Venise Ortego, Environmental Education Coordinator, 337-948-0255, vortego@wlf.la.gov
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries – www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec